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Japan proposes cutting emissions by a quarter by 2030

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30/04/2015

Japan is proposing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 26 percent by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. The final draft of the government target, released Thursday, said Japan will aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 26 percent by 2030 from 2013 levels, or 25.4 percent from 2005 levels. That is below the U.S. target of a ...

Tesla CEO Plugs into New Market with Home Battery System

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04/05/2015

Never lacking daring ideas, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is determined to jolt the electricity market. The CEO of electric car maker Tesla Motors hopes to park hundreds of millions of large, solar panel-connected batteries in homes and businesses so the world can disconnect from power plants - and he can profit. On Thursday night, before an adoring crowd and a party-like ...

US, Japan miss UN Climate Change Fund Deadline

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04/05/2015

A key U.N. climate fund hit a snag Thursday as major donors including the United States and Japan failed to meet a deadline for converting their pledges of climate aid into signed agreements. Green Climate Fund - intended to become the main international channel of climate finance for developing countries - said it had inked deals for 42 percent of the $10 billion that governments pledged last ...

Daddi Long Legs Keep Pigeons Off Rooftop In Sun Or Snow

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04/05/2015

A warehouse roof in New Hampshire was the site of a massive pigeon infestation. The only problem was that the heavy snows common in New England would make short work of a traditional exclusion array like StealthNet or GridWire. To keep the pigeons away, this installer opted to use a combination of Daddi Long Legs, Eagle Eye, and Bird Gard Pro audio devices to harass, deter, and eliminate the ...

Geotech`s new fixed methane monitor is launched into the AD industry

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30/04/2015

The development of the BIOGAS 300 came as a result of a noticeable increase in companies within the agricultural industry approaching Geotech with on-farm AD site plants, looking for a simple and robust methane monitoring solution. Such a demand for methane only monitoring could be a result of the availability of funding launched in 2014 that is aimed at farmers looking to develop ...

Third International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies

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04/05/2015

We scouted out the fishing in southern Flordia and let us tell you, it is fine! Check out pictures from our scouting trip . Sneak away from your fishing trip to join us at The Third International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies on May 18–21, 2015, in Miami, Florida at the Hyatt Regency Miami. The Symposium is organized and presented by Battelle and ...

ERI Chairman Calls Latest United Nations University Report on Nation-by-Nation Electronic Waste Dumping Statistics an “Urgent Wake Up Call”

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04/05/2015

Citing a recently reported list of nations that lead the world in “e-waste dumping,” John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, describes the current situation as a “serious global wake-up call” for responsible electronic recycling. “Based on these latest statistics ...

Containerised UV Disinfection Packages to Treat Low Surface Water

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04/05/2015

Another 2 containerised UV disinfection packages are set to leave the atg UV Technology production facility today.  These particular packages will be treating 1,300 m3/hr and 350 m3/hr of low quality surface water.  The mobile, turn-key packages built within a 30ft and 20ft container, include a 40 micron filtration package followed by an ultra-compact, high output medium pressure UV ...

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